Wilbarger unemployment drops to 4.8%
Wilbarger County’s unemployment rate was 4.8 percent in October, which represented decreases from five percent in September and 5.5 percent in October, 2021, according to a report released by the Texas Workforce Commission.
The TWC report stated that 4,302 people were employed and 222 were unemployed in Wilbarger County during October compared to the 4,437 employed and 232 unemployed in September. In October, 2021, there were 4,531 people employed and 265 unemployed in the county.
Hardeman County’s unemployment rate in October was 3.4 percent, a figure unchanged from September but lower than the 3.4 percent reported in October, 2021. During October, 2022, there were 1,597 people employed and 56 unemployed compared to the 1,632 employed and 57 unemployed in September. In October, 2021, there were 1,624 people and 64 unemployed in the county.